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Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
Ellsworth, River Falls mourn teen victim of fatal crash
Legislative candidates sound off in River Falls
Panel tosses out ethics complaint against Johnson; St. County County DA says ‘it’s good to move on’
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Kyra Hayes, 16
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Real Estate Showcase
January 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: The worst of the cold wave is over
The worst of the cold wave is over in Wisconsin -- but it was still below-zero throughout the state overnight.
January 8, 2014 - 9:20am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: IDs revealed in murder-suicide in Olmsted County
The Olmsted County Sheriff's Department has determined the deaths of two college students at a rural home near Pine Island were the result of...
January 8, 2014 - 9:08am
January 6, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Former Rhinelander teacher placed on probation for drug convictions
A former Rhinelander High School teacher is spending another month in custody and four years on probation on convictions for thefts-and-illegal...
News/crime and courts
January 6, 2014 - 9:17am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: The entire Eastern US in deep freeze
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota may still be the coldest spot in the U-S, but the breathtakingly cold weather is sweeping the eastern half of the country,...
January 6, 2014 - 8:56am
January 3, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Body pulled from burned out Minneapolis apartment building
Fire officials say a body has been found in the rubble of a Minneapolis apartment building that burned down after an explosion Wednesday morning....
January 3, 2014 - 9:01am
January 2, 2014
Salvation Army: Trending down
The good news is the local Salvation Army collected $22,000 from holiday shoppers during the month-long Red Kettle Campaign.
January 2, 2014 - 10:05am
Psyched up to succeed
RED WING, Minn. -- With the excess of the holiday season winding down, Americans turn once again to the annual tradition of New Year’s resolutions....
January 2, 2014 - 9:38am
January 1, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: New Year brings cold, snow to Wisconsin
It's not as cold as expected in northern Wisconsin on this first morning of 2014. But the eastern counties along Lake Michigan will get a bigger dose of lake-effect snow than was originally forecast -- up to eight inches in Metro Milwaukee. About the southern third of the Badger...
January 1, 2014 - 8:27am
December 31, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Diocese of Duluth to release list of offenders
DULUTH - The Roman Catholic Diocese of Duluth plans to release the names of its priests who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors this morning. The Duluth News-Tribune reports the announcement comes several weeks after a lawsuit was filed seeking the release of...
December 31, 2013 - 8:16am
December 30, 2013
It’s not too late to get a flu shot!
The Pierce County Health Department reports the state Center for Disease Control has received a number of reports of severe respiratory illness...
December 30, 2013 - 4:11pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Bitter cold awaits Minnesotans today
Bundle up if you have any reason to be headed outside today. Most of Minnesota is under a wind child advisory from the National Weather Service until noon. With the bitter cold, the wind will make it feel like it's as frigid as 25 to 34 degrees below zero at times this morning....
December 30, 2013 - 8:46am
December 29, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Scammers taking advantage of Target data theft
The Better Business Bureau warns consumers that scammers may be using the massive data breach at Target as an opportunity to send out emails containing a virus. The BBB's Dan Hendrickson says people should not open any suspicious email claiming to help with the Target case The...
December 29, 2013 - 10:56am
December 27, 2013
Willow River and county parks offer snowshoeing lessons
Have you ever wanted to try snowshoeing? Willow River State Park and St. Croix County Parks are offering lessons this winter. You and your family will have the opportunity to learn special snowshoeing techniques and participate in fun activities along a guided trail. Don’t have...
December 27, 2013 - 12:20pm
December 26, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target hackers may have been discovered
MINNEAPOLIS - Security blogger Brian Krebs first broke the news of the security breach that hit Target just after Thanksgiving and now says he may have tracked down a criminal benefitting from the breach. On his website, Krebs identifies a Ukrainian man as the culprit behind selling...
December 26, 2013 - 9:28am
December 24, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Milwaukee man arrested by U.S. Marshals
MILWAUKEE - U.S. Marshals arrested a man in Milwaukee today, after he was wanted for a series of car-jackings last weekend which led to a young boy's death. Spokesman Ed Farrell said agents learned that 34-year-old Rockie Douglas was in Wisconsin's largest city. They saw his...
December 24, 2013 - 3:58pm